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01-1428-CR State v. Clairmore

Larry Clairmore appeals from a judgment convicting him of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant, (OWI), second offense, and an order denying his motion to suppress. Clairmore contends that the arresting officer lacked both reasonable ...

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01-0263 State v. Meeks

“The court’s consideration of the lay testimony was particularly appropriate in this case where, as appellate counsel concedes, Meeks ‘can relate facts regarding his crime and can even answer questions about the historical facts,’ but where, appellate counsel asserts, Meeks ...

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01-1623 B&W Properties v. Omeziri, et al.

Arthur Browne appeals from a judgment granting a Writ of Restitution evicting him from apartment #1 located at 2705 West Courtland Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Browne claims the trial court erred by issuing the writ even though the landlord failed to ...

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01-0612 State v. Edwards

“We also recognize, however, that there is a significant liberty interest at risk with respect to repeater sentence enhancements and that it is important that enhanced penalties be based on prior convictions that actually exist….. We therefore limit our holding ...

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01-1207-CR State v. Miller

Jon Miller appeals a judgment convicting him of possession of cocaine and possession of a firearm by a felon, both as a repeat offender. He argues that the trial court should have suppressed the evidence seized at his home pursuant ...

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01-1703 State v. Dentici

“Dentici reported to jail on the same day that he was sentenced, was turned away due to overcrowding, and was, therefore, at liberty through no fault of his own. Accordingly, he is entitled to sentence credit for the intervening period ...

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01-0414-CR State v. Morris

Michael L. Morris appeals from the judgment of conviction, following his guilty plea to sexual exploitation of a child, and from the order denying his motion for postconviction relief. In a series of somewhat vague and disjointed arguments, Morris contends ...

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01-1403 State v. Marshall

This is so because even though the implied consent statute provides an incentive for voluntary chemical testing, i.e. not facing civil refusal procedures and automatic revocation, voluntary testing is not the exclusive means that blood, urine or breath samples may ...

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99-3354-W State ex rel. Seibert v. Macht

“Respondents Phillip Macht and the Circuit Court for Outagamie County move this court for reconsideration of its opinion in State ex rel. Seibert v. Macht, 2001 WI 67, 244 Wis.2d 378, 627 N.W.2d 881, for the limited purpose of revising ...

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00-3524 State v. Wallace

“The record before us contains no evidence that police created a coercive atmosphere in order to obtain Wallace’s consent, nor is there any evidence that they misrepresented their purpose or authority in making the request to search. … “Finally, in ...

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01-1550 Campbell v. Smith, et al.

Gary Campbell, a prison inmate, appeals from an order dismissing his action against Jerry Smith Jr., and Fred Melendez, two members of the Wisconsin Parole Commission. His complaint sought damages in tort for the respondents’ alleged violation of his due ...

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01-1019-CR State v. Anderson

Larry H. Anderson appeals an order of the circuit court amending his judgment of conviction. The court changed a $7100 payment ordered at sentencing from “restitution” to a “cost” under Wis. Stat. sec. 973.06(1)(am) (1997-98). For the following reasons, we ...

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00-3037 Jones v. Secura Insurance Co.

Rather, we conclude that because a bad faith claim is governed by a two-year statute of limitations, plaintiffs are entitled to pursue that claim notwithstanding the dismissal of their contract claim and may seek to recover “any damages which are ...

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01-0889 State ex rel. Edwards v. McCaughtry

Jayson Edwards appeals from a circuit court order which affirmed a prison disciplinary decision finding him guilty of attempted escape. He claims that the circuit court improperly construed his pleadings and failed to address several of the issues he raised ...

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00-2435 State v. Robinson

Although, since the appropriate remedy depends on the totality of the circumstances, a court must examine all of the circumstances to determine an appropriate remedy for that case, considering both the defendant’s and the State’s interests. “In the present case, ...

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01-1284 Sugden v. Bock

“The Sugdens contend that the anti-stacking clauses in their policies cannot fall within Wis. Stat. § 632.32(5)(f) because to do so would make other, more specific provisions in the statute, such as § 632.32(5)(g), ‘superfluous’ since all anti-stacking provisions could ...

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01-0638 WMC Mortgage Corporation v. Burckhardt

John Burckhardt appeals an order which confirmed a sheriff’s sale following a foreclosure action on Burckhardt’s property. WMC Mortgage Corporation held the outstanding mortgage and successfully bid $84,144.06 for the property. Burckhardt contends: (1) he should have been granted a ...

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00-1139 McNair v. Coffey

“Viewing matters through the objective reasonableness standard, we conclude that, even taking the record in the light most favorable to the McNairs, a jury could not properly have found that Officer Coffey personally behaved unreasonably. Good practice may have called ...

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